Alnylam is at the new frontier of medicines: "It will have the same impact on the industry as antibodies"

The first RNAi medicines are entering the market, showing pioneer of the drug class Klaus Charissé (Alnylam) that the RNAi revolution is taking hold.

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Klaus Charissé is riding the top of a wave that is currently breaking on the pharmaceutical industry.

As vice president of research at biotech company Alnylam, he has had a key role in the development of several products in the new RNAi drug class, which is starting to make a serious impact on the market.

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